Work from Home: Setting Up Your Space

Work from Home: Setting Up Your Space

As more workers around the world are forced to work from home, it’s actually my hope that companies will start to understand the value of remote work for both employees and themselves. In order for that to happen, though, employees will also have to be ready to adapt...
Work from Home: Setting Up Your Space

California AB5, Freelancing, and You

This year, California passed something knowns as Assembly Bill 5, or AB5 for short, and it has everyone from Uber and Lyft drivers to other contractors as nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs.  The reason is simple. The bill, while it has...
Content is King: The Profit Pays the Bills

Content is King: The Profit Pays the Bills

We all know that in order to make a living writing, you have to create content to sell. That can include books, novellas, and even short stories. Those who are new to writing as a business often forget about one critical thing: while content is king because we must...
Running Amazon Ads and Making a Profit

Running Amazon Ads and Making a Profit

So what is Writing as a Business about, other than making a profit? The truth is, not much. After all, any business that doesn’t make a profit is pretty much doomed to failure. You can’t lose money forever, just like you wouldn’t keep going to work if your boss...
Running BookBub Ads and Making a Profit

Running BookBub Ads and Making a Profit

Can you make a profit with BookBub ads? Sure you can, just like any other part of the writing business. But it takes work and dedication. You will have to invest both time and money. Here are some tips and tricks, and stuff I have found that works well. ...
The Tools We Use: The Writer CEO Workshop

The Tools We Use: The Writer CEO Workshop

There are three distinct aspects of being a writer: the craft of writing, the mechanics of writing, and the business of writing. I tackle the last one in my upcoming book, Writing as a Business: Production, Distribution, and Marketing. It’s rare to get a workshop, let...
Saying Yes (and no) and Making a Living

Saying Yes (and no) and Making a Living

I’ll start off this post by saying that this opinion is going to be unpopular with some writers and some freelancers. Tough. I did not get to where I am today by second guessing certain truths about the writing business as it is today, and what it takes to make a...
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